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These elk sound like Ringwraiths

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If you’re out for a stroll in the American West, you might hear a high-pitched, bloodcurdling cry that sounds like the shrieks of the ghostly Ringwraiths from the Lord of the Rings. But it’s not the howl of a vengeful soul that you’re hearing—instead, it’s the mating call of a wapiti, or male elk.

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